A Reflection on Ascension Day: A Deepest Longing of Humanity for A Future Home

Everyone loves to stay in a beautiful house, but even more in a beautiful home. There is a difference between house and home – the former refers to a physical building where someone lives whereas the latter is more than just a physical building: home can be a place (or an atmosphere) where someone feels belonged …

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What If the Death and the Resurrection of Jesus were Untrue?

Christians celebrate Good Friday and Easter Sunday annually as they believe that Jesus had died and risen from the grave. In fact, the death and the resurrection of Jesus have been the foundation of Christian faith for centuries, even millennia. However, not everyone in the world has the same conviction – there has been a …

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Understanding Chemical Engineering for Life

Time flies and it's been five years now since I first started this blog in January, 2013. You might have noticed so far that many of my writings often discuss about personal, spiritual, and political issues. I realize that not all people can relate well to what I had written. Some people might feel interested, …

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The Attributes of Jesus in the Bible: A Reflection on Christmas

Year after year, on the month of December, we may often hear a question, "What is Christmas all about?" We may also be pondering the real meaning of Christmas, is it more than just a holiday season and time of happiness with family and our loved ones? What does Christmas actually mean to you? Earlier this …

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Nabeel Qureshi: A Hero of Faith in the Present Age

In summer 2014, I was in Seoul working in a laboratory while doing my final project (thesis). My interest in apologetics, in addition to research interest in clean energy, has grown ever since, leading me to do another "research" about Christianity and Islam. During those times, I often spent times watching series of testimonies on …

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Prinsip Hidup Basuki dari Kitab Suci

Tiga tahun terakhir namanya begitu ramai diperbincangkan. Hampir setiap hari sepak terjangnya di dunia politik dan pemerintahan menghiasi media massa, baik di dalam maupun luar negeri. Sosoknya begitu kontroversial: banyak kawan, begitu juga lawan; yang mana merupakan ciri khas orang yang benar-benar sukses dan berpengaruh. Setelah begitu banyak yang dilakukannya untuk Jakarta, kiprahnya harus terhenti …

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Refleksi Pemerintahan dan Politik di Indonesia

Pergelaran Pemilihan Kepala Daerah (Pilkada) Daerah Khusus Ibukota (DKI) Jakarta telah usai pada 19 April yang lalu. Walaupun saat ini penulis sedang berada jauh dari tanah air, namun banyak cerita menarik dan penuh intrik seputar dunia pemerintahan dan politik di tanah air yang terlalu sayang untuk dilewatkan. Banyak hikmah dan pelajaran hidup yang bisa diambil, …

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